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Police: bloodied man was shooting heroin

Published On: Mar 21 2014 11:55:53 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 21 2014 11:56:10 AM EDT
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A Montgomery County man is facing charges after police say he was shooting heroin inside his car in Northampton County.


Lawson Young, of Hatfield, has been charged with DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say they stopped Young in the early morning hours of March 17th on Mountain Drive in Lower Saucon Township.

Police say Young appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance or alcohol.

They also say he had a bloody nose. Police say they later determined that Young had been shooting heroin in the car, and the blood was coming from punctures to his arms.